A House for Mr. Biswas by Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

By Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul

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Leave them,’ the photographer said in English. ‘Is a nice little touch. ’ He set up his tripod in the yard, just under the ragged eaves of thatch, and put his head under the black cloth. Tara roused Bipti from her grief, arranged Bipti’s hair and veil, and dried Bipti’s eyes. ‘Five people all together,’ the photographer said to Tara. ‘Hard to know just how to arrange them. It look to me that it would have to be two one side and three the other side. ’ Tara was firm. The photographer sucked his teeth, but not at Tara.

A moment later the flame returned, rescuing them. The singing drew nearer, and when it was almost upon them they heard, mingled with it, chatter and soft laughter. Bipti unbolted the window, pushed it open a crack, and saw the garden ablaze with lanterns. ‘Three of them,’ she whispered. ’ Pratap pushed Bipti aside, flung the window wide open and screamed, ‘Get out! Get out! ’ ‘Shh,’ Bipti said, pulling Pratap away and trying to close the window. ‘Raghu’s son,’ a man said from the garden. ‘Don’t sh me,’ Pratap screamed, turning on Bipti.

He had walked; his dhoti and jacket were sweated and dusty. ‘Well, this is very nice,’ he said. ‘Celebrating. ’ ‘Leave this house at once,’ Bissoondaye said, coming out of the kitchen at the side. ‘Father! ’ ‘That is none of your business,’ Raghu said. ’ ‘Go ahead. God has paid you back for your boasting and your meanness. Go and see your son. He will eat you up. Six-fingered, born in the wrong way. Go in and see him. ’ Raghu halted. ’ ‘I have warned you. You can only see him on the twenty-first day.

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